Raktavrishti, Raktavṛṣṭi, Rakta-vrishti: 1 definition


Raktavrishti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Raktavṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Raktavrsti or Raktavrishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Raktavrishti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Raktavṛṣṭi (रक्तवृष्टि).—a. shower of blood forboding evil; रक्ते (rakte) (varṣite) शस्त्रोद्योगः (śastrodyogaḥ) Jyotiśtattvam.

Derivable forms: raktavṛṣṭiḥ (रक्तवृष्टिः).

Raktavṛṣṭi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rakta and vṛṣṭi (वृष्टि).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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